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Re: kern/54229: audio in firefox stops playing
The following reply was made to PR kern/54229; it has been noted by GNATS.
Subject: Re: kern/54229: audio in firefox stops playing
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2019 16:32:12 +0000
On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 04:50:02PM +0000, matthew green wrote:
> please don't remove this feature.
> i've used it infrequently over the years and i'm fairly sure i have
> at least one script that relies upon it (even though they could be
In the name of "backwards compatibility" we'll have to change every
single program using OSS audio in pkgsrc not to use /dev/sound.
If someone keeps using an old program they'll have unexpected behaviour.
That is the opposite result from the intention of backwards
compatibility: old code works without modification.
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